Entries in 'xbox live' (68)

Xbox Live and World of Warcraft targeted by NSA spy activities

Xbox Live and World of Warcraft targeted by NSA spy activities

America’s National Security Agency has been spying on users of Xbox Live and World of Warcraft, according to new documents.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 1:21PM in News
Games With Gold coming to Xbox One

Games With Gold coming to Xbox One

Microsoft has confirmed that its Games With Gold scheme will indeed be coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

The digital version of Grand Theft Auto V available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand has broken records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

Microsoft has confirmed some changes to its Xbox Live Terms Of Use that seem to enable data sharing with commercial partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:29AM in News

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Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft has posted its first quarter financial results, reporting record revenue numbers for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 25th 2013 at 6:02AM in News
Digital version of Grand Theft Auto V arrives on Xbox Live Games On Demand

Digital version of Grand Theft Auto V arrives on Xbox Live Games On Demand

Xbox 360 owners are now able to buy a digital version of Grand Theft Auto V via Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:45PM in News
Games With Gold to stick around on Xbox 360

Games With Gold to stick around on Xbox 360

The once limited-time Games With Gold offer on Xbox 360 is to remain a permanent feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 12:27PM in News
Coinstar machines to start dishing out Xbox Live codes

Coinstar machines to start dishing out Xbox Live codes

Gamers will soon be able to convert all their loose change into Xbox Live credit in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2013 at 2:58PM in News

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INTERVIEW: Anshu Mor, Microsoft India

INTERVIEW: Anshu Mor, Microsoft India

The Xbox One may still be a year away from finding its way to Indian store shelves, but Microsoft India has plenty in the works for the Xbox 360. We ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 15th 2013 at 1:17PM in News
NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

The NPD Group has released its 2013 Online Gaming Report, which finds that nearly 50 per cent more console gamers use the Xbox 360 for playing online than the PS3.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
Localised entertainment content coming to Xbox Live in India

Localised entertainment content coming to Xbox Live in India

In an effort to broaden the portfolio of content available on the Xbox Live Marketplace in India, Microsoft is set to introduce localised entertainment content.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 2:15PM in News
Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Non-paying members of Xbox Live will this weekend be able to access all the benefits normally reserved for paying Gold members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 9:23AM in News

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Xbox Fitness offered free to Xbox Live Gold members

Xbox Fitness offered free to Xbox Live Gold members

Microsoft has revealed a new piece of fitness software that will be free for Xbox Live Gold members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

The Xbox One will not allow users to share their gameplay recordings on YouTube until some time next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:16PM in News
42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

Nearly half of all Xbox Live subscribers average an hour a day or more watching video content, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
Microsoft to introduce Xbox Live-compatible currency cards in India

Microsoft to introduce Xbox Live-compatible currency cards in India

Microsoft is set to introduce prepaid currency cards in India, which will be usable across Xbox Live, Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 17th 2013 at 12:50PM in News

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Microsoft re-launches Xbox Live Rewards

Microsoft re-launches Xbox Live Rewards

The ditching of Microsoft Points has led to a re-launch for Microsoft’s Xbox Live Rewards offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 3:35PM in News
With Microsoft Points gone, digital purchases cheaper on Xbox Live than PSN

With Microsoft Points gone, digital purchases cheaper on Xbox Live than PSN

Microsoft recently abandoned its universal Microsoft Points system for Xbox Live in favour of local currencies. The result, at least for Indian Xbox Live users, is cheaper games.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 31st 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

The Elder Scrolls Online should be available to all Xbox One owners, even if they don’t subscribe to Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

As of today all purchases made on Xbox Live will be conducted in real currencies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 1:28PM in News
Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

The Financial Times reports today that Microsoft has replaced the sci-fi dedicated channel Syfy as the backer of a rebooted Blake’s 7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2013 at 4:29PM in News
Xbox Live Gold Family Packs to be replaced by individual accounts

Xbox Live Gold Family Packs to be replaced by individual accounts

Microsoft is doing away with the Family Pack subscription for Xbox Live Gold, and plans to convert any family accounts to individual ones from the end of the month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2013 at 10:49AM in News
Xbox One Game DVR limited to Xbox Gold members

Xbox One Game DVR limited to Xbox Gold members

The ability to record and upload game footage on Xbox One will only be available to paying subscribers of Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Microsoft has revealed a number of new details about Xbox One, including a significant upgrade to avatars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
This is how Xbox One will help you avoid the trolls

This is how Xbox One will help you avoid the trolls

Microsoft has offered more details on its troll-avoiding Reputation system that will be used on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 12:41PM in News